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    Once you add on the exchange rate from Canadian...

    Once you add on the exchange rate from Canadian to US dollars those are even more expensive :)

    Also looking at the i3 or i5 here...
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    Opinions on buying a new PC..

    What do we think of this? I would be using it for every day browsing & email, watching music/news/movie videos, low end graphics editing (not w/ Photoshop or anything high end like that.. just Paint...
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    Windows Defender bug

    https://www.ghacks.net/2021/05/05/windows-defender-bug-may-fill-your-hard-drive-with-thousands-of-files/
  4. Thread: Gmail problem

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    It seems Roadrunner email is a little out of date...

    It seems Roadrunner email is a little out of date and has transitioned to Spectrum Webmail. Have a look here and see if any of the new instructions on logging into the new site is of any help...
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  5. Thread: Gmail problem

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    What program are you using? A stand alone app...

    What program are you using? A stand alone app like Outlook or Thunderbird or using a web browser? If a browser have you tried using a different one?
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    All 3 of my monitors are most definitely set to...

    All 3 of my monitors are most definitely set to the proper, native resolution and I also see alternating black and white lines in that graphic. They aren't being too exact in what you should see. If...
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    What about using hibernate instead of sleep as a...

    What about using hibernate instead of sleep as a workaround for now?
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    Tnks. I've sent him this thread's link

    Tnks. I've sent him this thread's link
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    Anyone ever heard of this program...?

    https://www.zinstall.com/

    It transfers programs and data from one PC to another across different Windows versions too.

    I've never heard of it. My brother is asking me about it because his wife...
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    Does it happen when you open them by different...

    Does it happen when you open them by different methods? Like double clicking a desktop icon, single clicking in listed programs, running/opening a program from command prompt, right clicking an icon...
  11. Thread: TEXTING Question

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    I would have thought no but doing google searches...

    I would have thought no but doing google searches on the question comes up with answers fairly evenly divided between yes and no. Perhaps it has more to do with the company you're texting to/from.
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    Click Bookmarks> Show all Bookmarks> Import and...

    Click Bookmarks> Show all Bookmarks> Import and Backup > Export bookmarks to HTML... then save the file where you like.



    Are you using a specific program to back up your data? eg: I use Acronis...
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    You could try calling nearby computer repair...

    You could try calling nearby computer repair shops to see if they have one in stock. Have a look around to see if any specialize in HP computers for better odds.
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    I can't remember the last time I used XP but...

    I can't remember the last time I used XP but pretty much any large file transfer I do on Win 7 is as you describe... not an even progression and it will stick at random counts for a while even though...
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    I've seen a number of laptops that have...

    I've seen a number of laptops that have overheated because of dust in the internal heat sinks even when they appeared to be clean at first glance. I'd give it a good blow-out either by lung power or...
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    Many websites, esp financial institutions, gov't...

    Many websites, esp financial institutions, gov't services, etc that require you to log in are programmed to not respond (or give a warning) to known VPN and/or public IP address ranges because they...
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    I don't understand what this means.. What...

    I don't understand what this means..



    What exactly are you hoping to accomplish using a VPN?
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    I installed that addon into FF a couple of weeks...

    I installed that addon into FF a couple of weeks ago and had the same issue. It seems that there is at least one additional addon that needs to be installed alongside it for it to work with as many...
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    Also try switching to a different sound in case...

    Also try switching to a different sound in case the sound file the phone was using got corrupted. Then try switching back to the original if the new one works.
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    Windows REALLY doesn't like users to delete...

    Windows REALLY doesn't like users to delete system files even if they don't seem relevant to your immediate needs. As Steve suggests I would also strongly recommend leaving them as is.




    See...
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    :) :):)

    :)



    :):)
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    Yes, you will need to set your DVD drive first in...

    Yes, you will need to set your DVD drive first in the boot sequence to run the live linux system. You can leave it first after that since it will be ignored if there's no disc in it during subsequent...
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    March updates cause printing bluescreens

    https://www.ghacks.net/2021/03/10/march-2021-cumulative-updates-cause-printing-bluescreens-on-windows-10-devices/

    Also:



    https://www.askwoody.com/2021/march-patching-madness-begins/
  24. Thread: Libre Office

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    To make Libre the default program for MS office...

    To make Libre the default program for MS office documents:

    https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/install-howto/windows/

    Note that in recent versions of Libre the whole program and all the...
  25. Thread: Drive letters

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    https://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?2...

    https://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?287225-Uploaded-files&p=1563490#post1563490
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